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M. Chapoutier - Chateauneuf du Pape, Bernardine Rouge 2012-13

Complex and Subtle
M. Chapoutier - Chateauneuf du Pape, Bernardine Rouge 2012-13

75cl Bottle £26.59
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Country of Origin

France

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  • ABV14.5
  • Food MatchPoultry
  • Grape TypeGrenache/Garnacha
  • Vintage2012-13

Colour: Intense crimson-red.

Nose: Complex and subtle, blackcurrant and plum followed by roasted coffee and cinnamon, cherry, morello cherry.

Mouth: Opening into spicy (liquorice) and fruity aromas.

Fantastic with tuna fish carpaccio, all meats: marinated or in sauces, large game and all cheeses.

Grape variety: Mainly Grenache, with a proportion of Syrah and Mourvedre which are less important.

Soil: Quaternary terrace, with a surface of shingles coming from the former bed of the Rhone.

Harvest: The grapes are carefully selected during the harvesting. Compulsory to obtain the Appellation, this sorting allows to have the best bunches of grapes.

Winemaking: The vinification is carried out in the traditional way in concrete tanks. This is an about three-week fermention with a high temperature to ensure an optimal extraction of the colour and tannins.

Maturing: Mainly in concrete tanks between 12 and 15 months.

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